Agriculture Officer – Pwani – Good Neighbors Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implement and monitor all field work project activities to support
pineapple farmers at Bagamoyo in Fukayosi
• Conduct business and financial literacy/management training for Income
Generation program participants especially pineapple farmers
• Organize, conduct and coordinate conferences, seminars, workshops and
other events for Income-Generation participant groups especially
pineapple farmers
• Develop and foster networks with other pineapple farmers group in
Fukayosi ward
• Partner with project groups to effectively plan, implement, and
monitor Income Generation activities in Fukayosi ward regularly
• Supporting farmers with agricultural inputs as micro finance loans
• Keeping up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases
• Ensuring that farming activities is profitable and meets some
projected financial targets
• Conduct market research and write proposals for pineapple and some of
pineapple products in order to develop income generation activities
• Monitoring every stage of preparatory stages and make sure are aligned
with training provided with the consultant
• Make sure all agricultural inputs which was given as loan to them are
used efficiently and accordingly to the instructions given by the consultant
• Advertise and marketing pineapple products
• Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records
• Schedule and participate in regular meetings with Income Generation
group participants and associated beneficiaries
• Identify performance/profit gaps in group activities and provide
recommendations for improvement
• Developing the entrepreneurial skills of pineapple farmers
• Prepare and submit timely semi-annual, monthly, and weekly reports
• Other tasks assigned by Authorities.

Competencies and Qualification
• Diploma in Agriculture or in a related field with experience in
similar field of agriculture.
• Experience in community organizing and farmers/ income generation
groups formulation.
• Experience in supporting farmers.
• Experience in developing entrepreneurial skills and marketing
agricultural product.
• Experience with pineapple or supporting farmers in coastal region will
be added advantage.

Application Instructions
Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their
applications with only enclosed Cover letter showing your competence and
why you want to work with Good neighbors Tanzania. Detailed curriculum
vitae containing the complete names of candidate, complete addresses
(postal, email, phone); together with names and complete contact details
of three referees. All application should be addressed to: E-mail: . Deadline for application is not later than
19th December, 2016. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
through their active mobile numbers and email. Good Neighbors Tanzania
will not be responsible for transport and accommodation during the
interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.

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